The transatlantic flirtation behind Ukip’s sudden meltdown

Nigel Farage and his senior adviser were caught up by the glamour of the Tea Party - to the fury of some in their own party

A good article here on the meltdown of UKIP - the United Kingdom Independence Party - and how it’s embrace of the US Tea Party Movement’s profoundly reactionary ideology has led to its undoing. In particular, the article notes the role of the Breitbrats. It’s a good article, and I …